I was treated to a preview of “Unraveling,” the forthcoming new video from dark electronic synth-pop duo PIERA a couple weeks ago, and I knew I had to introduce them to you, fair MikeyPod listeners. The music is a blend of influences I have always loved yet it still maintains a unique and vibrant voice of its own. Our conversation here reveals the beautiful humans behind the music, and their desire to share the potential they see for all of us.

PIERA is the name of the singer and collaboration of the dark electronic-synth pop duo Piera Klein and Micah Plissner, residing in Downtown Los Angeles, California. Their sound is informed by the combination of their diverse backgrounds: Micah a multi-instrumentalist and producer originally from New York City and Piera, singer, songwriter, composer, and California native with a globe-trotting history, their sound is electronic, underground, beat-driven, synth pop, with psychedelic undertones and haunting vocals. The effect is both genre-defying and yet strangely feels familiar.

Music:
Unraveling – PIERA
As Good As You – PIERA

Follow PIERA on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

Find their music on Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon.

Photo of PIERA by Cameron Dunbar

Other links mentioned:
Planet of the Grapes
Peter Michael Marino’s appearance on MikeyPod
Jane Siberry’s “Moraj”


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